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Inconvenient default hotkey mapping activation #2723
Describe the issue
When uBlock has been updated to v 1.13.0 and keyboard layout using right Alt is set then browser (Chrome) enters weird state silently.
Steps for anyone to reproduce the issue
Looks like a filter list issue to me, should not be opened on uBO Edge's issue tracker, but rather at https://github.com/uBlockOrigin/uAssets.
That the issue occurs only with Edge does not make it less a filter list issue, sites will commonly sniff user-agent info and execute specific code path as a result. So always assume filter list issue and report where appropriate, the filter list maintainers will figure out if there is really an issue in uBO itself.
Also, there is no "staff" with uBO, only volunteers contributing on their free time.
I just run into the same problem (Chrome on OSX) and believe me, for any Polish layout user it's an extremely annoying thing to encounter. I was on the verge of ditching uBlock Origin until I read @gorhill's comment :)
I'd argue that setting any shortcuts for uBlock origin's functionality by default is overkill. I consider myself a Chrome poweruser but I never felt the need to have any shortcut for "uBlock Origin logs". While it's a good thing to be able to provide a shortcut for those functionalities, I think for the vast majority of users setting up any default shortcuts will cause more annoyance than it would be helpful.
I added details on how to do this in Release notes:
How is this issue closed??
This extremely annoying keyboard shortcut mapping is still true:
In consequence one cannot write @ in Chrome at all